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Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes

Senior Engineering Project Manager

$70k – $100k AngelList Est.
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This is an exciting time in Wayfair’s history! Built on the foundation of a great post-college idea between friends; Wayfair has grown to be the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings in the United States. This is a chance to support and be a part of Wayfair’s most complex initiatives as a Senior Engineering Project Manager within the Engineering department. We are looking for a go-getter project manager that has an approachable personality, strong organizational skills, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and would like the opportunity to have an immediate impact on critical business decisions within a rapidly growing organization.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the evolution of multiple highly visible complex projects from scoping through delivery.
  • Proactively anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and communicate trade-offs across diverse groups to optimize intended project outcome.
  • Establish and maintain all aspects of project documentation such that it conveys an easily consumable storyline.
  • Drive effective collaboration and consensus across large project teams composed of resources with varying experience levels; junior engineers through the executive team.
  • Provide clear project communication to stakeholders across all levels, departments, and skill sets.
  • Leverage your previous experience to understand our current environment and challenge our normal to expose unseen opportunities.

What You'll Need

  • At least 5+ years of strong technical project management experience, managing large cross-functional teams. Experience with software development and/or infrastructure preferred.
  • A thorough understanding of project methodology and how to apply it to real world situations.
  • A well-rounded technical background in current technologies.
  • Self-driven motivation with a bias towards action; identifying opportunities and managing them through resolution
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with both technical and non-technical individuals and proven track record of influence at various levels of the organization.
  • Ability to compartmentalize and context switch on the fly with changes that you can and cannot control.

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Wayfair at a glance

Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes

Wayfair focuses on E-Commerce, Home & Garden, Home Decor, and Furniture. Their company has offices in Boston and Berlin. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Wayfair has raised $358M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2014 at a valuation of $2.4B.

You can view their website at http://www.wayfair.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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